British vollebyall stars Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney model the latest in QR advertising.
“As far as we’re aware this is the first time QR codes have been used in in-play sports advertising and what better way to test its effectiveness than by putting them on one of the places that is likely to get photographed the most.” – Andy Lulham (of butt-based advertiser Betfair), from The Daily Mail.
KFC "brand ambassadors" advertise the Double Down sandwich
“But in an effort to reach consumers coast-to-coast, and especially our key target of young men, we’ve established yet another advertising first – one that’s fitting of the Double Down’s head-turning history.” – John Cywinski (CMO for KFC), from Sociological Images.
That's supposed to be an ass, despite the lousy art direction. Not convinced? See it's partner ad below.
Schneider ads via copyranter.
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1. FASHION: I thought Anna Wintour determined the width of my jeans. Turns out, it’s cotton prices.
2. BOOKS: Newly crowned Pulitzer winner Jennifer Egan (A Visit from the Goon Squad) unnecessarily disses some top-notch chick-lit authors, like Megan McCafferty. Come on now, can’t we all get along?
3. SOMEDAY: Nate Silver at the NYT on the changing views of Americans regarding gay marriage. Have hope.
4. SOCIAL EXPERIMENTS: A teenager fakes a pregnancy for 6 months to document the reactions of her peers and community. Talk about commitment!
5. SPORTS/PROGRESS: A gay Brazilian volleyball player gets harassed by fans. His teammates show up in pink and rainbow jerseys. Now that’s teamwork.
6. GROSS: Royal wedding paraphernalia reaches heights of ridiculosity.
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